BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AT 75 by Gillian Gaar ∙ Available April 2, 2024

Step into the world of “The Boss” like never before with Bruce Springsteen at 75, a richly illustrated package featuring two gatefolds, exclusive pullout poster, 8″ × 10″ glossy, and a sturdy slipcase.

 Author and rock journalist Gillian G. Gaar explores Bruce’s journey through seven-and-a-half decades, revealing the rock icon through 75 defining moments, performances, album releases, iconic relationships, accolades, and more. Gaar also delves into all 20 studio albums, including collaborations with the E Street Band, soundtracks, and solo projects. From rock standards like “Born to Run” to his longest-ever concert and Broadway show, this unique retrospective covers it all:  

  • Early Years: Bruce’s childhood in New Jersey, his early garage bands like The Castiles and Steel Mill and the early, legend-in-the-making performances at the Stone Pony, in Asbury Park, NJ  
  • Discography Highlights: All 20 studio albums, including collaborations with the E Street Band and solo projects; breakthrough and chart successes with the singles “Born to Run,” “Hungry Heart,” and “Born in the U.S.A.
  • Personal Relationships: His relationships with notable bandmates Steven Van Zandt and the late Clarence Clemons, as well as his relationship with wife and bandmate Patti Scialfa. 
  • Legendary Performances and Tours: covering notable gigs, from his early residency at New York’s The Bottom Line to his longest-ever concert, world tours, and his more recent Broadway show.

This exquisite volume includes a slipcased hardcover format, stunning concert and candid offstage photography, memorabilia images, a gatefold Bruce Springsteen timeline, an unpublished 8″ × 10″ photo, and an exclusive pullout poster.

Beginning with his 1973 debut LP Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. and continuing through his latest release and tour, this book is an unprecedented retrospective of The Boss’s career, capturing his evolution from teenage Jersey garage rocker to the influential and international star he is today.


About the author

 Gillian G. Gaarhas written for numerous publications, including MojoRolling Stone, and Goldmine. Previous books include She’s a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & RollEntertain Us: The Rise of Nirvana; Return of the King: Elvis Presley’s Great ComebackElton John at 75; and Bruce Springsteen at 75. She lives in Seattle.

Book Specs

Available April 2, 2024 ∙ Hardcover, 200 pages & 400 images ∙ $55 US, $72 CAN ∙ ISBN: 9780760388679

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